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12 Months in a Hot Room

UFC middleweight Dan Hardy uses yoga to take his training to an enlightened level. Just over a year ago, I began a steady and consistent practice of Bikram yoga. The 90-minute beginning class consists of 26 postures, each performed twice…
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Fighting Fit – Cardio For Days

Embrace the suffering to take your fitness to a new level. Athletes are always looking for ways to take their fitness to the next level. Many times, one of the key components is teaching your mind and body to embrace the suffering…
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Hip To It

UFC Welterweight Matt Brown demonstrates a functional strength workout for increased core and lower body power. Utilizing the Westside Barbell System under the guidance of Louie Simmons, the goals of this strength and conditioning routine…
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Fuel Your Fight

The timing and makeup of your pre-fight meals and snacks are key for optimal performance. It’s fight day, and you’re rolling with confidence, as your training and nutrition have been carefully calculated for months prior to the big event.…
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MMA 101

This month, BJJ black belt Lloyd Irvin and UFC bantamweight Mike Easton show readers two slick armbar options. As head of Team Lloyd Irvin (U.S. Jiu-Jitsu Team) and owner of Lloyd Irvin Martial Arts Academy, Irvin has a roster of some of…
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Small Fish In A Bigger Pond

The Little Secret of the WEC Merger In December 2010, Anthony Pettis leapt out of the WEC cage and landed a kick to Benson Henderson's face. The spectacular "Showtime Kick" highlighted the waning moments of the final fight of the World…
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